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Red Mountain 100
December 1, 2017 - December 5, 2017
Semper Fi Fund Recovering Service Members Ride for Recovery in Red Mountain 100 Miler
Team Semper Fi Athletes Challenge Themselves in Recovery Through Sport
Who: Forty Team Semper Fi athletes, from Semper Fi Fund will be led by LaVerne Lindsey of Bike Ride Arizona on a bonding, mentally and emotionally stimulating and cathartic tour of Arizona’s scenery by the road less traveled –by bike!
What: Semper Fi Fund’s second annual participation in Bike Ride Arizona: Red Mountain 100. Forty service members will bike ride through Scottsdale Arizona to aid in recovery by building community and camaraderie with “Recovery Through Sport.” This event takes place during Arizona’s very own The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation #DoubleDown4Vets campaign— assisting in the challenge to raise $10 million to help combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.
- When: December 2nd & 3rd, 2017
- December 2: 3:00–6:00pm Team shakeout ride — DoubleTree Paradise Valley
- 4:00–6:00pm Yoga and nutrition class
- December 3: 6:30am Start 100-mile ride
- 10:30 -12:00 midpoint/lunch –Boulder Mountain Park at Las Sendas
- 2:00-3:00pm Finish 100-mile ride
Where: Needle Rock Recreation Site Start/Finish: Service Road 20 Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Why: “Recovery Through Sport” has proven to be an ideal outlet for injured service members to hone both physical agility and mental focus, skills that are critical to navigating their recovery. Learning and practicing alongside fellow wounded service members, they can also trade stories, share strategies for coping with their injuries and forge lasting friendships.